A FINE QUALITY JAPANESE SILVERED SEA EAGLE BY MITANI
A FINE QUALITY JAPANESE SILVERED SEA EAGLE BY MITANI
A FINE QUALITY JAPANESE SILVERED SEA EAGLE BY MITANI
A FINE QUALITY JAPANESE SILVERED SEA EAGLE BY MITANI
A FINE QUALITY JAPANESE SILVERED SEA EAGLE BY MITANI
A FINE QUALITY JAPANESE SILVERED SEA EAGLE BY MITANI
A FINE QUALITY JAPANESE SILVERED SEA EAGLE BY MITANI
A FINE QUALITY JAPANESE SILVERED SEA EAGLE BY MITANI
A FINE QUALITY JAPANESE SILVERED SEA EAGLE BY MITANI

A FINE QUALITY JAPANESE SILVERED SEA EAGLE BY MITANI

c. 1900 JAPAN

Offered by Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)

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As part of our oriental collection we are delighted to offer this powerful study of a Japanese sea eagle perched upon a rocky outcrop , the heavy silvered bronze eagle is captured in a most majestic pose upon its original wooden base, the fine feather detailing is exquisite quality, this highly coveted artist has used mixed alloys including gilt and shakudo to define the birds head and leg detailing , the eyes also finely inlaid in black and gold, this is a fine bronze and mixed media okimono from the great Meiji period ,signed in a tablet seal under the tail feathers, see literature below for more information.
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FOR THE EXACT BIRD BY MITANO BUT ON A ROOTWOOD PINE STAND SEE - THE MALCOLM FAIRLEY "JAPANESE WORKS OF ART" EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, 18-25TH MARCH 2007 MADISON AVENUE NEW YORK ,ALSO A SIMILAR STUDY IS ILLUSTRATED IN IMPERIAL JAPAN "THE ART OF THE MEIJI ERA ED.FREDERICK BACKELAND, HERBERT F JOHNSON MUSEUM OF ART, CORNELL UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK 1980.
Dimensions
Height 40.00 cm (15.75 inches)
Width 20.00 cm (7.87 inches)
Weight 1325.00g (42.60oz t)
Medium
BRONZE MIXED METALS
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